Condensing Boiler Optimization
Field study to quantify how operating conditions impact the installed energy savings of condensing boilers and determine the potential for optimization through low-cost upgrades.
Date: December 29, 2016 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E. | Category: Commercial, Multifamily
Minnesota Solar Pathways
This project undertakes stakeholder collaboration and technical analysis to support Minnesota’s deployment of solar electricity.
Date: December 15, 2016 | Author: Josh Quinnell, Ph.D., Mike Bull, Jenny Edwards, Rabi Vandergon | Category: Policy, Program Design
Low-Rise Multifamily Energy Code Study
This study will improve understanding of energy code practices in low-rise multifamily dwellings.
Date: October 1, 2016 | Author: Russ Landry, P.E., Lauren Sweeney, Dave Bohac, P.E. | Category: Multifamily
Aerosol Sealing in Residential New Construction
This project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, will provide builders with procedures to easily and economically integrate aerosol sealing into standard construction practices.
Date: August 1, 2016 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential, Indoor Air Quality, Aerosol Sealing
Field Study of Intelligent, Networked, Retrofittable Water Controller
This study aims to validate the field performance, cost-effectiveness, direct energy savings, and demand side management capabilities of Sunnovations’ Aquanta smart water heater controller.
Date: January 1, 2016 | Author: Ben Schoenbauer | Category: Residential
Reducing the Energy Cost of Effective Ventilation in Multi-Unit Buildings
Field research to assess multifamily ventilation systems; design retrofits; quantify the energy savings and ventilation improvements; and develop standardized screening, diagnostic, and retrofit protocols.
Date: March 21, 2015 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Jim Fitzgerald, Corrie Bastian, Kirk Kolehma | Category: Indoor Air Quality, Multifamily
Window Retrofits: Increasing Window Efficiency Without Replacement
Replacing the energy inefficient windows in existing buildings can resolve heat transfer issues. Many products available today, including window films and window panels, could reduce energy use without the cost of replacing windows.
Date: March 18, 2015 | Author: Christopher Plum, Gustav Brändström, P.E. | Category: Residential, Commercial
Commercial Building Plug Load Energy Reduction Strategies
The project goal is to measure commercial building plug load energy savings
using available control technologies and occupant behavior strategies.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Nicole Kessler, Christopher Plum | Category: Commercial
Field Study of a Moisture and Heat Transfer Furnace Retrofit Device
This study will evaluate the actual savings, establish implementation protocols, and demonstrate non-energy benefits of transport membrane humidifier technology in single family homes.
Date: January 1, 2015 | Author: Josh Quinnell, Ph.D., Dave Bohac, P.E., Dexin Wang | Category: Residential
Measuring Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Vehicles
Research to collect detailed secondhand smoke exposure data in vehicles in Minnesota.
Date: November 5, 2014 | Author: Dave Bohac, P.E., Dr. Zheng Zhou, Emmy Waldhart | Category: Indoor Air Quality
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